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Columbus, Ohio
Football Writer, ESPN.com — ESPN
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Austin Ward covers Big Ten football for ESPN.com.

Meyer eyeing Harbaugh's recruiting stunts, but no plans to copy them

espn.go.com — 5:31 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer has taken notice of the recruiting tactics of his new rival after a full year of competing head to head with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh.

OSU loses another underclassman, WR Michael Thomas, to NFL draft

espn.go.com — 4:50 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The list of Ohio State players leaving eligibility on the table to head to the NFL continues to grow, and wide receiver Michael Thomas is the latest to add his name.

Buckeyes DE Joey Bosa ejected from Fiesta Bowl for targeting

espn.go.com — 1:55 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa's final college game didn't even last a quarter thanks to an ejection for targeting in Friday's BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl.

Ezekiel Elliott says he didn't know license was suspended

espn.go.com — 12:34 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott wasn't aware his license had been suspended, an issue that resulted in citations tied to his minor car accident prior to the team's departure for the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl.

How will Ohio State replace Adolphus Washington? Joey Bosa perhaps

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- For all the talent it has stockpiled recently, even Ohio State doesn't have spare defensive tackles with NFL first round draft pick skills laying around.

Ohio State's hiring of Greg Schiano proves the power of Urban Meyer

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What was supposed to be a a crucial offseason for Urban Meyer is basically over before it even officially started.

Minnesota Golden Gophers embracing opportunity vs. Chippewas

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. Not much has gone according to plan, and Minnesota (5-7) almost certainly wouldn't have been able to predict how its season would end.

Adolphus Washington suspended for bowl game

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The collegiate career of Adolphus Washington is over at Ohio State in the wake of his solicitation charges on Wednesday.

Adolphus Washington of Ohio State Buckeyes suspended for BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl following arrest

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The collegiate career of Adolphus Washington is over at Ohio State in the wake of his solicitation charges on Wednesday.

Ohio State Buckeyes defensive tackle Adolphus Washington arrested for solicitation

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was cited for solicitation on Wednesday, putting his availability for the last game of a decorated college career in question.
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Apr 28, 2016

This guy helped with one of my favorite stories to report recently. The NFL is getting a great one at RB. espn.go.com/college-footba…

Apr 28, 2016

Reflecting on last few years, it was a privilege to cover and get to know some truly talented guys. I wish 'em luck. espn.go.com/college-footba…

Apr 28, 2016

With a flood of picks expected, the NFL Draft could turn into a record-breaking recruiting tool for Ohio State. es.pn/1T7uckO

Apr 25, 2016

@SDavidson85 Fair enough. Not dismissing talent of those WRs, just none were true deep threats -- and all have to be replaced now anyway.

Apr 25, 2016

Probably not a coincidence our team was also repping our city and @ColumbusCrewSC.

Apr 25, 2016

Had a thrill of a lifetime this weekend helping pull off one of the rarest feats in sports: A curling 8-ender. pic.twitter.com/mENMc7nm4q

Apr 25, 2016

Every rep counts as Ohio State works to tap into the enormous potential of athletic "freak" Torrance Gibson. es.pn/1SnNPJt

Apr 21, 2016

@TimShoemaker I like it. I want everybody speaking their mind, selfishly and professionally. Just a bonus if it fires up LBJ.


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